Alumni Spotlight: Scott Solinko

As the current Community Rebuilds semester is approaching it’s graduation date, I can’t help but to think about where my path has taken me since sitting on the beach of the Colorado river five months ago. Even though I haven’t seen most of my fellow interns during the past months, there isn’t day that goes … Continue reading

Building Our Home

It’s evening and a weekend, and so I’m alone at our property, where our Community Rebuilds home is weeks away from completion. I am making my first solo attempts at tiling. Usually when I come here to work on the house, it’s during the day and there are interns and staff here as well. Community … Continue reading

Advice from a seasoned intern.

I originally moved to this beautifully strange town in the middle of Utah’s high alpine desert to work towards a tangible goal while escaping the monotonous pace of traditional college lecture coursework. After sixteen years of schooling I was over sitting in classrooms listing to someone blabber and hypothesize about make change happen meanwhile nothing … Continue reading

Moab… the town of red rocks, rainbows and all things nice.

I first arrived in Utah from Massachusetts to serve with the Utah Conservation Corps. Our crew was based out of Cedar City where we called a creek bed and our tents home sweet home. Knowing that the trail season was short about a month in I began to search for what was next. I sat … Continue reading